We can help you

  • Understand how your skills fit in the local job market
  • Explore your goals and prepare a career plan
  • Connect with specialized employment and training programs
  • Produce resumes, cover letters and reference lists
  • Learn and practice interview skills
  • Understand employer and workplace expectations
  • Connect with employers and networking opportunities
  • Access career-relevant volunteer opportunities
  • Assess your digital skills gaps and learning needs for employment and provide relevant training/support


The kindness, positivity, and hard work (from ISSofBC, Job Quest Program) were so inspiring to me ,and I have got the energy to pursue my dream. I cannot thank you enough.



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“Not only was my Career Facilitator very professional throughout the whole journey, she was also exceptional in always going the extra mile.”

Claire, Job Quest Client

You can join if you are:
  • Permanent Resident
  • Protected Person as defined in S. 95 of IRPA
  • Individuals who have been selected to become Permanent Residents, and who have been informed, by a letter from IRCC
  • Live-in Caregiver or Temporary Foreign Worker
  • Provincial Nominees who are still awaiting a letter of approval for permanent residency from IRCC
  • Naturalized Canadian Citizen
  • Priority given to newcomers who have been in Canada five (5) years or less
Locations Available

Eligible participants can also access:

  • Job matching and placement services
  • Occupation-specific mentorship
  • Essential Skills training (Document Use, Reading, Numeracy)
  • Self-employment assistance
  • Support services include childminding for on-site workshops, interpretation, translation, and bus tickets after a needs assessment
  • Employment focused digital literacy support

Participants will be assessed for eligibility and suitability.

Contact us

Vancouver: 604-684-3599
Burnaby: 604-395-8000
Coquitlam (Lincoln): 778-284-7026
Langley: 604-510-5136
Maple Ridge: 778-372-6567
New Westminster: 604-522-5902
or email: jobquest@issbc.org